Ratings: ABC Edges CBS With Sunday Game Shows, Like ‘Celebrity Family Feud’

“Big Brother” almost single-handedly changed up the network rankings this week

Last Updated: July 16, 2018 @ 10:24 AM

Led by “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC just won its seventh Sunday in a row in TV ratings — though CBS’ “Big Brother” nearly turned primetime into a two-way tie this time.

ABC was first in ratings with a 0.8 rating/4 share in the advertiser-coveted 18-49 demographic and in total viewers with an average of 5.1 million, according to preliminary numbers. Following an encore of “America’s Funniest Home Videos,” at 8 p.m, “Celebrity Family Feud” scored a 1.0/5 and 6.3 million viewers. At 9, “The $100,000 Pyramid” earned a 0.9/4 and 5.2 million viewers. “To Tell the Truth” at 10 landed a 0.8/4 and 4.1 million viewers.

CBS was second in ratings with a 0.7/3 and in viewers with 4.6 million. At 7, “60 Minutes” had a 0.6/3 and 7 million viewers. “Big Brother” at 8 posted a 1.4/7 and 5.2 million viewers. Repeats followed.

NBC and Fox tied third in ratings, both with a 0.5. NBC had a 3 share, Fox got a 2. NBC was third in total viewers with 3.3 million, Fox was fourth with 1.4 million.

For NBC, “Running Wild With Bear Grylls” at 7 managed a 0.3/2 and 2 million viewers. After reruns, “Shades of Blue” at 10 got a 0.5/2 and 3.3 million viewers.

For Fox, following repeats, “Ghosted” at 9:30 received a 0.5/2 and 1.3 million viewers.

Telemundo was fifth in ratings with a 0.3/1 and in viewers with 728,000.

Univision was sixth in ratings with a 0.2/1 and in viewers with 449,000.

The CW does not currently nationally program Sunday nights.

Jenny Maas contributed to this report.